El Estoque

Unhomely Fandoms

Unhomely Fandoms

Tabitha Mendez and Anish Vasudevan

March 11, 2020

Senior Sean Fell When he was younger, senior Sean Fell would participate in heated Madden and NBA 2K video —game battles with his older brother. His brother, a fan of the Bay Area teams, never let Fell choose the same team as him, forcing Fell to find football and basketball fandoms from other ...

Science department: A strange scent

Science department: A strange scent

Helen Chao

March 19, 2018

During fetal pig dissections in biology and sheep heart extractions in physiology classes, not only do students have to fret about breaking a scalpel, but there’s also the curious scent from the preserving fluid of the pig or sheep heart one has to contend with. This year, the smell seem...

Faculty pilots ‘Take 10 Deep Breaths’ activity

English teacher Matt Brashear’s Mythology and Folklore students participate in the newly introduced breathing exercise on May 2. Faculty hopes that the pilot week will reveal positive results as students evaluate the merits of meditation as a form of stress relief. Photo by Ambika Dubey.

Yashashree Pisolkar

May 5, 2014

Teachers encourage students to participate in breathing exercise during the week of April 27 to promote stress management. Read More »...

‘Iron Chef’ competition leads to sweet success

‘Iron Chef’ competition leads to sweet success

Anjali Bhat

December 8, 2013

Leadership’s Student Recognition commission hosted the Iron Chef cooking competition modeled after the famous Food Network show, on Dec. 8. If foods had several components, such as a filling or a garnish, teams were allowed to prepare at home, but assembly and presentation of the final dish had to...

Powderpuff to be postponed because of early Homecoming

Powderpuff 2012

Amol Pande

September 5, 2013

Homecoming week has traditionally included events such as the football game, eponymous rally and the Powderpuff games and cheers. In the past, all of these activities took place in mid-October, but this year, Homecoming is during the week of Sept. 23. This means that Powderpuff has to move as th...

Legislative Council aims to foster communication with students

ASB officers discuss upcoming plans

Varsha Venkat

August 22, 2013

Student representatives from each fifth period class will meet with Leadership monthly to discuss changes and new additions to school activities. Read More »...